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20th Feb 2021

A weather warning is in place for eight counties with gusts of up to 100 km/h expected

James Fenton

A status yellow wind warning is in place for seven counties today, with gusts potentially reaching speeds of 100 km/h.

The warning is valid from 12 noon up until 6pm and covers the counties of Waterford, Wexford, Kilkenny, Carlow, Wicklow, Dublin, Meath and Louth. It states that ‘Through Saturday afternoon and early evening, southerly winds will reach mean speeds of 50 to 65 km/hr with gusts of up to 100 km/hr.’

A further forecast by Met Éireann says that it will become ‘wet and very windy this morning as rain, heavy and possibly thundery at times extends from the south to all areas. Southeast winds will increase strong to near gale force and gusty, with gales on coasts. Rain clearing this evening with winds starting to ease later. 10 to 12C.’

You can follow their updates here.

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